Postal Rates & FAQ's: 2007 American Rates (May 14, 2007 - May 12, 2008)    
 

American standard mail — letters
Letters 3.3 ounces or less

Entry discount None BMC SCF
Automated s $ .021/piece $ .026/piece
Mixed AADC $ 0.219 $ 0.198 -
AADC $ 0.212 $ 0.191 $ 0.186
3-digit $ 0.203 $ 0.182 $ 0.177
5-digit $ 0.190 $ 0.169 $ 0.164
Non-auto s s s
Basic $ 0.268 $ 0.490 $ 0.242
3/5 digit $ 0.248 $ 0.450 $ 0.222
Enhanced carrier route s s s
Basic $ 0.194 $ 0.173 $ 0.168
High density $ 0.164 $ 0.143 $ 0.138
Saturation $ 0.152 $ 0.131 $ 0.126
Automation basic $ 0.171 $ 0.150 $ 0.145

Standard USA letter-size mail dimensions

Dimensions (in.) Minimum* Maximum* Max. weight
Height 3.5" 6.125" 3.0 oz.
Length 5" 11.5" 3.0 oz.
Thickness .009" .25" 3.0 oz.
*Aspect ratio: 1.3 to 1.5


American standard mail — flats
Flats 3.3 ounces or less

Entry discount None BMC SCF
Automated
s
$ .021/piece $ .021/piece
Basic $ 0.300 $ 0.279 $ 0.274
5-digit $ 0.261 $ 0.240 $ 0.235
Non-auto s s s
Basic $ 0.344 $ 0.323 $ 0.318
3/5 digit $ 0.288 $ 0.267 $ 0.262
Enhanced carrier route s s s
Basic $ 0.194 $ 0.173 $ 0.168
High density $ 0.169 $ 0.148 $ 0.143
Saturation $ 0.160 $ 0.139 $ 0.134

Standard USA flat-size mail dimensions

Dimensions (in.) Minimum Minimum
Height N/A 12"
Length N/A 15"
Thickness N/A .75"
Weight (First class) N/A 13 oz.
Weight (Standard A) N/A 16 oz.


American flats/letters more than 3.3 ounces

Entry discount s None BMC SCF
Automated per piece
plus per pound
Basic $ 0.154 $ 0.708 $ 0.608 $ 0.583
5-digit $ 0.115 $ 0.708 $ 0.608 $ 0.583
Non-auto s s s s
Basic $ 0.198 $ 0.708 $ 0.608 $ 0.583
3/5 digit $ 0.142 $ 0.708 $ 0.608 $ 0.583
Enhanced carrier route s s s s
Basic $ 0.068 $ 0.610 $ 0.510 $ 0.485
High density $ 0.043 $ 0.610 $ 0.510 $ 0.485
Automation basic $ 0.034 $ 0.610 $ 0.510 $ 0.485


   

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